How to Change Featured Photos in iPhone Memories

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Memory Mixes are a fun way to see collections of your old photos in a slideshow accompanied by fun and moody filters and music. We'll show you how to remove images from these automatically curated collections so you only see your favorite iPhone featured photos. 

Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Remove unrelated or unwanted images from your photo Memory Mixes.
  • Feature only your favorite photos in Memories.

Related: 6 Easy Ways to Transfer Photos from iPhone to PC or Mac

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How to Edit Memories Images on Your iPhone 

While you can't add pictures to these automatically created Apple slideshow photo mixes, you can remove images you don't want to feature in your Memory Mix. For more great iPhone tips, sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter. Here's how to edit featured photos on your iPhone Memory Mixes.

  1. Open the Photos app

  2. Tap the For You tab

  3. Select a photos mix under the Memories section. 

  4. Tap anywhere on the screen to view the edit options.
  5. Tap the more icon.

  6. Tap Manage Photos.

  7. Tap to deselect any photos you don’t want to include in the Memory Mix video. You may also have options for photos to add.
  8. Tap Done.

Now your Memory Mixes will be more glam than ever! Memory Mixes don't just live on your iPhone—you can also share photo Memories with music. If you're curious about video editing, you can also learn how to trim a video on your iPhone or iPad. Or, you can leave it to the experts and check out Spivo Video Editing for professional editing!

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Ashleigh Page

Ashleigh Page is an Associate Editor for iPhone Life. A longtime Apple enthusiast with a Bachelor's in English and Computer Science and three years of experience writing about tech, Ashleigh has written and tested hundreds of articles about devices and features within Apple's ecosystem. She specializes in iPhone, iPad, AirPods, and Mac content and has authored a 60-page in-depth guide about the Apple Maps app. Based in North Carolina, Ashleigh is often crafting whimsical (and sometimes nonsensical) short stories and hiking when she's not working.